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Volunteers


Melanesia


Philippa Robinson

Philippa Robinson

Philippa Robinson is volunteering as Library Management Adviser at the Bougainville Heritage Foundation in Arawa. She will complete her assignment in June 2014. View full profile


Andrea Dekrout (past volunteer)

Andrea Dekrout  (past volunteer)

Andrea Dekrout worked as a Research and Training Adviser at the Autonomous Bougainville Government's Division of Primary Industry. She completed her assignment in May 2011. View full profile


Bill Shields (Past volunteer)

Bill Shields (Past volunteer)

Bill Shields is a Management Adviser at the Division of Media and Communication, Buka, Bougainville. He completed his assignment in October 2013. View full profile


Cameron Griffiths (Past volunteer)

Cameron Griffiths (Past volunteer)

Cameron Griffiths worked as a Records Management Adviser to the Division of Media and Communication, based in Buka. Cameron was accompanied by his partner, Gema. His assignment finished in November in 2013. View full profile


Bob Macfarlane (Past volunteer)

Bob Macfarlane (Past volunteer)

Bob Macfarlane was a World Vision/VSA volunteer working as a Marketing Adviser for World Vision PNG in Arawa, Bougainville. Bob was accompanied by his wife, Tiki. He finished his assignment in August 2014. View full profile


Josh Brooks (Past volunteer)

Josh Brooks (Past volunteer)

Josh Brooks was a GIS/Survey Adviser working with the Autonomous Government of Bougainville. He completed his assignment in March 2013. View full profile


Nicola Fowlie (Past volunteer)

Nicola Fowlie (Past volunteer)

Nicola Fowlie worked for the Arawa Women’s Centre Lodge as Hospitality and Tourism Assistant, working to improve the Centre's level of service delivery through enhanced customer service and the effective use of a database. She completed her assignment in February 2013. View full profile


Norah Riddick (Past volunteer)

Norah Riddick (Past volunteer)

Norah Riddick worked as a physiotherapist working with Callan Services in Bougainville. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Pru Wellington (Past volunteer)

Pru Wellington (Past volunteer)

Pru Wellington is a Management Adviser at the Division of Community Development, Buka, Bougainville. She completes her assignment in October 2013. View full profile


Susan Hinkley (past volunteer)

Susan Hinkley (past volunteer)

Susan Hinkley worked as a Legal Adviser at the Nazerath Rehabilitation Centre in Bougainville. Susan was accompanied by her husband Tony. She completed her assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Viktoria Degerman (past volunteer)

Viktoria Degerman (past volunteer)

Viktoria Degerman worked as a School Counsellor at Hutjena Secondary School in Bougainville. She completed her assignment in July 2011. View full profile


Annabel Norman

Annabel Norman

Annabel Norman is volunteering as Arts Federation Adviser to the Division of Media and Communication in Buka, Bougainville. She will complete her assignment in January 2016.


Bruce Johnson

Bruce Johnson

Bruce Johnson is volunteering as an Agricultural Business Development Adviser with World Vision’s Country Programme Office, Papua New Guinea. He will complete his assignment in February 2015.


Chris Leather

Chris Leather

Chris Leather is a World Vision/VSA volunteer working as a Grants Field Officer for World Vision PNG as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She is accompanied by her husband, Gerald. They will return to New Zealand in May 2015. View full profile


Liz Hicks

Liz Hicks

Liz Hicks is volunteering as a Rehabilitation Centre Management Adviser at the Nazareth Rehabilitation Programme in Chabai, Bougainville. She will finish her assignment February 2015. View full profile


Mark Chambers

Mark Chambers is on a six-month assignment as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. He is working as an Information Management Adviser with the Bougainville Inward Investment Bureau. He will complete his assignment in April 2014.


Moniek Kindred

Moniek Kindred

Moniek Kindred is a World Vision/VSA volunteer as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She is working with World Vision PNG as a Food Security and Nutrition Adviser, based in Buka, Bougainville. Her assignment will conclude in May 2015.


Paul Bedggood

Paul Bedggood

Paul Bedggood is volunteering as an Ecotourism Adviser to the Rotokas Ecotourism Group based in Wakunai, Bougainville. He will finish his assignment in February 2015.


Stephanie Lamborn

Stephanie Lamborn

Stephanie Lamborn is volunteering as a Records Management and Archives Assistant with the Division of Media and Communication, based in Buka, Bougainville. She will complete her assignment in January 2015.


Tyler Rosolowski

Tyler Rosolowski

Tyler Rosolowski is volunteering as ICT Systems and Network Adviser with the Office of the Chief Administrator in Buka, Bougainville. He will complete his assignment in January 2015.


Viktoria Degerman

Viktoria Degerman

Viktoria Degerman is working as the Family Support Centre Adviser at Buka General Hospital. She will return to New Zealand in April 2014.


Peter Brown

Peter Brown

Peter Brown is a VSA/World Vision volunteer working as a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Adviser as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. He is accompanied by his wife, Elizabeth. He will complete his assignment in October 2015. View full profile


Anna Ravendran (past volunteer)

Anna Ravendran (past volunteer)

Anna Ravendran was a Youth Worker on VSA's UniVol programme, working at Wan Smolbag, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in December 2011. View full profile


Chris Smart (Past volunteer)

Chris Smart (Past volunteer)

Chris Smart was a Business Adviser at the Office of the Registrar of Cooperatives and Business Development Services. He completed his assignment in October 2013. View full profile


Dianne Hambrook (past volunteer)

Dianne Hambrook (past volunteer)

Dianne Hambrook was a Desktop Publisher and Graphic Design Adviser at Wan Smolbag Theatre, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in March 2012. View full profile


Don Miller (past volunteer)

Don Miller (past volunteer)

Don Miller worked as a Farm Support Association Assistant at the Farm Support Association in Vanuatu. Don was accompanied by his partner Helen who had recently completed a two year VSA assignment with Vanuatu Eli Jaelhud Asosiesen. He completed his assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Jade Boixo (Past volunteer)

Jade Boixo (Past volunteer)

Jade Boixo volunteered as a Learning and Development Support Officer working for Save the Children Australia in Port Vila, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in February 2014. View full profile


Jane Rutledge (Past volunteer)

Jane Rutledge (Past volunteer)

Jane Rutledge was a World Vision/VSA volunteer working as a Marketing Adviser with World Vision Vanuatu as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Karen Henry (Past volunteer)

Karen Henry (Past volunteer)

Karen Henry was a Tourism Business Adviser with the Department of Tourism, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in May 2012. View full profile


Keith Hambrook (Past volunteer)

Keith Hambrook (Past volunteer)

Keith Hambrook was an Art Programme Adviser at the Department of Correctional Services, Vanuatu. He completed his assignment in June 2013. View full profile


Max Honey (Past volunteer)

Max Honey (Past volunteer)

Max Honey was on UniVol assignment as a Youth Worker with Northern Care Youth Clinic in Luganville. He completed his assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Simon Donald (Past volunteer)

Simon Donald (Past volunteer)

Simon Donald volunteered as a Disaster Communications Adviser for the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) in Port Vila, Vanuatu. He completed his assignment in February 2014. View full profile


Vic Hewson (past volunteer)

Vic Hewson (past volunteer)

Vic Hewson was a School Managment Coach working with the Ministry of Education. He completed his assignment in March 2012.


Wayne Mills (Past volunteer)

Wayne Mills (Past volunteer)

Wayne Mills was a Systems Strengthening Officer in the State (Police) Prosecutions Department in Port Vila, Vanuatu. He was accompanied by his partner Mereana Mills who was also on assignment with VSA. Wayne completed his assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Christine Schmidli

Christine Schmidli

Christine Schmidli is volunteering as a Curriculum and Training Adviser to the Anglican Church of Melanesia in Luganville, Santo. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Kurt. They will return to New Zealand in January 2015. View full profile


Grace Savage

Grace Savage

Grace Savage is volunteerings as a Grants Field Officer with World Vision Vanuatu. She will complete her assignment in February 2016.


Jane Wright

Jane Wright

Jane is volunteering as Tourism Business Development Adviser with the Department of Tourism in Lakatoro, Vanuatu. She is accompanied by her partner, Karlos Paisley. They will return to New Zealand in January 2016.


Janesha Bhana

Janesha Bhana

Janesha Bhana is volunteering as Clinical Support Coordinator to the Churches of Christ Medical Santo, Vanuatu. She will complete her assignment in February 2016.


Jim Bennie

Jim Bennie

Jim is a Tourism Business Development Adviser with the Department of Tourism, Vanuatu. He is accompanied by his wife (whose VSA assignment concluded in January 2014), Linda. He will complete his assignment in July 2014.


John Putt

John Putt

John Putt is working in Vanuatu as a Vocational Training Adviser (Carpentry/Construction) with the Anglican Church of Melanesia in Ambae. He will complete his assignment in August 2014.


Karen Roberts

Karen Roberts

Karen is volunteering as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She a Projects and Communications Officer with UN Women, based in Port Vila, Vanuatu. She is accompanied by her husband, Ron. They will return to New Zealand in June 2015.


Karlos Paisley

Karlos Paisley

Karlos Paisley is volunteering as an ICT Systems Utilisation Advisor for the Department of Tourism, based in Lakatoro in Malekula, Vanuatu. He will complete his assignment in January 2016.


Kurt Schmidli

Kurt Schmidli

Kurt Schmidli is volunteering as Business and Marketing Adviser for the Anglican Church of Melanesia in Luganville, Santo. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Christine. They will return to New Zealand in January 2015. View full profile


Mary O'Reilly

Mary O'Reilly

Mary O'Reilly is a Waste Management Adviser at Sanma Provincial Council & Luganville Municipal Council in Vanuatu. She will complete her assignment in October 2014. View full profile


Richard Robyns

Richard Robyns

Richard Robyns is volunteering as a Curriculum Development Adviser with the Vanuatu Rural Development Training Centre, based in Port Vila. He is accompanied by his partner, Elena Procuta. They will return to New Zealand in February 2016.


Sean Toland

Sean Toland

Sean Toland is part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. He is volunteering as a Geotechnical Engineer (landfill) with Sanma Provincial Council and Luganville Municipal Council in Vanuatu. He will complete his assignment in February 2015.


Steffen Gnatzy

Steffen Gnatzy

Steffen Gnatzy is a Business Adviser at the Office of the Registrar of Cooperatives & Business Development Services, based in Luganville, Vanuatu. Steffen is accompanied by his wife, Dagmar. He completes his assignment in March 2014. View full profile


Alison Holmes

Alison Holmes

Alison Holmes is volunteering as Tertiary Education Adviser at the Kokopo Business College. She will complete her assignment in February 2015. View full profile


Amanda Weaver (Past Volunteer)

Amanda Weaver (Past Volunteer)

Amanda Weaver is a Monitoring & Evaluation and Marketing Assistant at Kairak Vudal Resource and Training Centre (KVRTC), Papua New Guinea. She is on a UniVol assignment which finishes in December 2012. View full profile


Ant Rewcastle (past volunteer)

Ant Rewcastle (past volunteer)

Ant Rewcastle was an Eco-Forestry Adviser at Toimtop Bio-Cultural Conservation (TBCCD), Papua New Guinea. He completed his assignment in September 2012. View full profile


Bruce McPherson (Past volunteer)

Bruce McPherson (Past volunteer)

Bruce McPherson was a Finance and Management Adviser for Mahonia Na Dari, Papua New Guinea. He completed his assignment in February 2013. View full profile


Gabrielle Banks (Past volunteer)

Gabrielle Banks (Past volunteer)

Gabrielle Banks was on UniVol assignment as Early Intervention Assistant with Callan Disability Services in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Janna Candy (past volunteer)

Janna Candy (past volunteer)

Janna Candy was a Monitoring and Evaluation Adviser at the Kairak Vudal Resource and Training Centre, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in December 2011. View full profile


Jenny Spencer (Past volunteer)

Jenny Spencer (Past volunteer)

Jenny Spencer worked as Human Resources Management Adviser for the Wide Bay Conservation Association in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. She was accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, John. They returned to New Zealand in March 2014. View full profile


Jessica Bensemann (past volunteer)

Jessica Bensemann (past volunteer)

Jessica Bensemann volunteered as a Business Development Adviser working for Women and Youth in Agriculture, based in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in September 2013. View full profile


John Spencer (Past volunteer)

John Spencer (Past volunteer)

John Spencer worked as File & Records Management Adviser for the Wide Bay Conservation Association in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. He was accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Jenny. They returned to New Zealand in March 2014. View full profile


Michelle Hitchcock (past volunteer)

Michelle Hitchcock (past volunteer)

Michelle Hitchcock was a Project Officer on VSA's UniVol programme, working at KVRTC, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in December 2011. View full profile


Mike Stewart (Past volunteer)

Mike Stewart (Past volunteer)

Mike Stewart was a Teacher Trainer at the Vunapope International Primary School, Papua New Guinea. He completed his assignment in October 2013. View full profile


Rosie Paterson (Past volunteer)

Rosie Paterson (Past volunteer)

Rosie Paterson was on UniVol assignment as Projects Assistant for the Catholic Archdiocese of Rabaul in Kokopo, PNG. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Susan Kelly (Past volunteer)

Susan Kelly (Past volunteer)

Susan Kelly was a Management and Administration Adviser at the Catholic Archdiocese of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in December 2012. View full profile


Adrienne Gravatt

Adrienne Gravatt

Adrienne Gravatt is volunteering as a Project Management Adviser with the New Ireland Provincial Administration, Division of Planning and Policy, based in Kavieng. She will complete her assignment in March 2016.


Anthony Powell

Anthony Powell

Tony Powell is an ICT Adviser in schools run by the Seventh Day Adventist Mission (East New Britain/New Ireland Province). He will complete his assignment in May 2014.


Arnold Hawkins

Arnold Hawkins

Arnold Hawkins is volunteering as a Building and Maintenance Adviser at the National Fisheries College, based in Kavieng, PNG. He will complete his assignment in February 2015.


Asinate Tikoca

Asinate Tikoca

Asinate Tikoca is volunteering as a Financial Management Adviser for Mahonia Na Dari in Kimbe (West New Britain, PNG). She will complete her assignment in November 2014.


Bridget Robinson

Bridget Robinson

Bridget Robinson is volunteering as a Financial Adviser at the National Fisheries College in Kavieng, PNG. She will complete her assignment in June 2014.


Graham Hadlee

Graham Hadlee

Graham Hadlee is on a short-term, six-month assignment as a Business and Administration Adviser with Kairak Vudal Resource Training Centre in East New Britain. He will complete his assignment in March 2014.


Lorena de la Torre

Lorena de la Torre

Lorena de la Torre is volunteering for two years as a Hospitality Trainer with Kabaira Girls' Vocational Centre in East New Britain, PNG. She will complete her assignment in February 2016.


Olivia Loftus

Olivia Loftus

Olivia is on UniVol assignment as an Inclusive Education and Administration Assistant with Callan Services in East New Britain, Kokopo, PNG. She will complete her assignment in December 2014.


Phil Dolby

Phil Dolby

Phil Dolby is volunteering as Operations Management Adviser with the Catholic Archdiocese of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. This is Phil's fifth assignment with VSA. He will complete his assignment in November 2014.


Vernette Roberts

Vernette Roberts

Vernette Roberts is volunteering as Management and Administration Adviser (Disabilities) with Callan Services in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. She will complete her assignment in August 2014.


Ken Lewis

Ken Lewis

Ken Lewis is volunteering as Communications Adviser with The Nature Conservancy in Honiara, Solomon Islands. He will complete his assignment in September 2014. View full profile


Adele Cubitt (past volunteer)

Adele Cubitt worked as a Legal Adviser (Research) at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in the Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in July 2011. View full profile


Bryce McGowan (Past volunteer)

Bryce McGowan (Past volunteer)

Bryce McGowan volunteered as a Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Adviser at World Vision Solomon Islands. He completed his assignment in May 2013. View full profile


Celia Burton (Past volunteer)

Celia Burton (Past volunteer)

Celia Burton was a Training Adviser at Kolombangara Forest Products Limited (KFPL) in the Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in September 2012. View full profile


Gary King (Past volunteer)

Gary King (Past volunteer)

Gary King was a Management Adviser at ACMCA, SCA, and The Nature Conservancy in the Solomon Islands. He completed his assignment in August 2012. View full profile


Kylie Enoka (Past volunteer)

Kylie Enoka (Past volunteer)

Kylie Enoka was on UniVol assignment as Projects/Communications Assistant for the Young Women's Christian Association programme Sistas Savve in Honiara. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Laurie Williams (Past volunteer)

Laurie Williams  (Past volunteer)

Laurie Williams was a Principal Adviser at the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) at King George VI High School in the Solomon Islands. He returned to New Zealand in November 2012. View full profile


Renee Yap (past volunteer)

Renee Yap (past volunteer)

Renee Yap worked as a Legal Adviser at the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening in the Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in August 2011. View full profile


Simon James (Past volunteer)

Simon James (Past volunteer)

Simon James was a Road Works Adviser at the Ministry of Infrastructure & Development in the Solomon Islands. He completed his assignment in February 2013. View full profile


Sophie Egden (Past volunteer)

Sophie Egden (Past volunteer)

Sophie Egden was a Legal Adviser at Temotu Provincial Government in the Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in June 2012. View full profile


Steve Carter (Past volunteer)

Steve Carter (Past volunteer)

Steve Carter was an Education Authority Adviser at Makira Ulawa Provincial Education in the Solomon Islands. He completed his assignment in July 2012. View full profile


Andrew Sorensen

Andrew Sorensen

Andrew Sorensen is working as Education Authority Adviser for the Choiseul Provincial Education Authority (under the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development), Solomon Islands. He will complete his assignment in January 2015.


Ayako Ioroi

Ayako Ioroi

Ayako Ioroi is volunteering as Programme Coordinator (Ending Violence Against Women and Girls) with UN Women, as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. Her assignment will conclude in January 2016.


Blair Millar

Blair Millar is on a short-term volunteering assignment as Communications Adviser with World Vision Solomon Islands, based in Honiara. He will complete his assignment in May 2014.


Emily Steel

Emily Steel

Emily Steel is on UniVol assignment as a Youth Sports and Women's Affairs Officer for Honiara City Council. She will complete her assignment in October 2014.


Jenn Singleton

Jenn Singleton

Jenn Singleton is on a short-term six-month assignment as a Training Adviser for the Solomon Islands Built Environment Professionals Association. She will complete her assignment in September 2014.


Kay Dawson

Kay Dawson

Kay is volunteering as an Education Authority Adviser with the Isabel Provincial Education Authority in the Solomon Islands. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Les. They will complete their assignments in September 2015.


Lance Cash

Lance Cash

Lance is on UniVol assignment as Communications Development Officer with Honiara City Council in the Solomon Islands. He will complete his assignment in October 2014.


Les Dawson

Les Dawson

Les is volunteering as a Financial Management Adviser with the Isabel Provincial Government in the Solomon Islands. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Kay. They will complete their assignments in September 2015.


Melanie Phillips

Melanie Phillips

Melanie Phillips is a Legal Adviser at the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening, Solomon Islands. She will complete her assignment in April 2014. View full profile


Marni Gilbert

Marni Gilbert

Marni Gilbert is volunteering as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She is working as a Project and Communications Officer UN Women. She will complete her assignment in August 2015.


Rachel Skeates

Rachel Skeates

Rachel is a World Vision/VSA volunteer as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She is working as a Grants Field Officer with World Vision Solomon Islands, based in Honiara. She will complete her assignment in May 2014.


Simon Trotter

Simon Trotter

Simon Trotter is a Downer cadet volunteer with the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. He is an Infrastructure Adviser in the Solomon Islands. He will complete his assignment in May 2014.


Susan Hinkley

Susan Hinkley

Susan Hinkley is volunteering as a Code of Ethics Adviser with Solomon Islands Built Environment Professionals Association, based in Honiara. She is also working as a Legal Adviser at the Christian Care Centre. She will complete her assignments in April 2014.


Polynesia


Val Duthie (Past volunteer)

Val Duthie (Past volunteer)

Val Duthie was an English as a Second Language Trainer at the Marine Training Centre, Kiribati. She completed her assignment in May 2013. View full profile


Birnie Duthie (Past volunteer)

Birnie Duthie (Past volunteer)

Birnie Duthie was an English as a Second Language Trainer at the Marine Training Centre, Kiribati. He completed his assignment in May 2013. View full profile


Elizabeth Rine

Elizabeth Rine

Elizabeth is on UniVol assignment as a Project Assistant with the Handicrafts and Cultural Tourism Support Programme (Langafonua Gallery and Handicrafts Centre) in Tongatapu, Tonga. She will complete her assignment in November 2014.


Fay Moorfield

Fay Moorfield

Fay Moorfield is on a short-term volunteering assignment as Marketing Adviser with the Tonga Business Enterprise Centre. She will complete her assignment in August 2014. View full profile


Kenzie Jackson

Kenzie Jackson

Kenzie is on UniVol assignment as a Statistics Assistant at the Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Labour in Nuku'alofa, Tonga. She will complete her assignment in November 2014.


Ken Wong

Ken Wong

Ken Wong works as a Scientific Research Adviser with the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa. He completes his assignment in August 2014. View full profile


Achim Brinkmann (Past volunteer)

Achim Brinkmann (Past volunteer)

Achim Brinkmann worked as an Infrastructure Advisor with Farmers Samoa Incorporated. He was accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Doris. They completed their assignments in November 2013. View full profile


Doris Brinkmann (Past volunteer)

Doris Brinkmann (Past volunteer)

Doris Brinkmann volunteered as Office Management Adviser with Farmers Samoa Inc. She was accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Achim. They returned to New Zealand in November 2013. View full profile


Jacky Fuller (Past volunteer)

Jacky Fuller (Past volunteer)

Jacky Fuller was a Business Adviser (Adult Education) at SBEC, Samoa. She completed her assignment in April 2014. View full profile


Charles Lloyd

Charles Lloyd

Charles Lloyd is volunteering as an Administration and Services Adviser with the Samoa Association of Manufacturers and Exporters. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Eth. They will return to New Zealand in November 2014.


Emily Stannard

Emily Stannard

Emily Stannard is on UniVol assignment as an Administration / Policy Assistant with Loto Taumafai Society for People with Disabilities in Samoa. She will complete her assignment in December 2014.


Eth Lloyd

Eth Lloyd

Eth Lloyd is volunteering as an Administration and Services Adviser with the Samoa Association of Manufacturers and Exporters. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Charles. They will return to New Zealand in November 2014.


Glenn Cant

Glenn Cant

Glenn Cant is working as a Horticulture and Marketing Adviser with the Poutasi Farmers Association. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Sharyn. They will return to New Zealand in May 2014.


Jo Bowden

Jo Bowden

Jo Bowden is volunteering as a Disabilities Adviser for Loto Taumafai Society for People with Disabilities in Apia. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Warwick. They will return to New Zealand in May 2015.


Andrew Postles

Andrew Postles

Andy is volunteering as a Veterinarian Adviser with the Animal Protection Society based in Upolu, Samoa. He is accompanied by his wife, Johanna. They will return to New Zealand in February 2016.


Phoebe Newsham

Phoebe Newsham

Phoebe is on UniVol assignment as an Event Support Officer with the Samoa Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee. She will complete her assignment in December 2014.


Renae Carr

Renae Carr

Renae Carr is on a short-term assignment as a Database Adviser for the Samoa Cancer Society Incorporated, based in Apia. She will complete her assignment in August 2014.


Sara Roy

Sara Roy

Sara Roy is volunteering as an Office Management Adviser for the Savai'i Samoa Tourism Association. She is accompanied by her husband, Alasdair. They will return to New Zealand in February 2015.


Sharyn Cant

Sharyn Cant

Sharyn Cant is working as the Art Centre Coordinator at Fatu Feu'u Art Centre in Poutasi village. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Glen. They will return to New Zealand in May 2014.


Warwick Bowden

Warwick Bowden

Warwick Bowden is volunteering as a Disabilities Adviser for Loto Taumafai Society for People with Disabilities in Apia. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Jo. They will return to New Zealand in May 2015.


Asia


Ken Wong (past volunteer)

Ken Wong (past volunteer)

Ken Wong worked as a Science Faculty Adviser at the Royal University of Phnom Penh in Cambodia. He completed that assignment in September 2011. He is now on a new assignment in Samoa as a Scientific Research Adviser with the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa... View full profile


Caroline Phillips

Caroline Phillips

Caroline Phillips is volunteering as a Vocational Training Adviser in Hospitality and Tourism with Sentru Dezenvolvimentu Rekursu Aprendizajen. She will complete her assignment in November 2014. View full profile


Andrew Smith (past volunteer)

Andrew Smith (past volunteer)

Andrew Smith worked as a Database Development Trainer at BELUN in Timor-Leste. He completed his assignment in November 2012. View full profile


Dorothy Culloty (Past volunteer)

Dorothy Culloty (Past volunteer)

Dorothy Culloty worked as a Management Adviser for Movimento Cooperativo Economico-Agricola, an organisation working with farmers in Timor-Leste. She was accompanied by her husband, Kees Sprengers. They returned to New Zealand in December 2013. View full profile


Lisa Vitasovich (Past Volunteer)

Lisa Vitasovich (Past Volunteer)

Lisa Vitasovich is a MYOB & Finance Systems Trainer at the Dili Institute of Technology, Timor-Leste. She completed her assignment in November 2012. View full profile


Tanya Wilkinson (Past volunteer)

Tanya Wilkinson (Past volunteer)

Tanya Wilkinson was a Marketing Adviser, working at Hamahon Feto Timor, Timor-Leste. She completed her assignment in September 2012. View full profile


Catherine Madigan

Catherine Madigan

Catherine Madigan is volunteering as a Production Team Mentor (Audio Visual) with PixelAsia, based in Dili. She will complete her assignment in March 2015.


Chris Delaney

Chris Delaney

Chris Delaney is volunteering as a Mediation Adviser (Land Rights) with Belun, based in Dili, Timor-Leste. He will complete his assignment in February 2015.


Chris Manson

Chris Manson is working as an IT and MIS team mentor for the micro-finance company Moris Rasik in Dili, Timor-Leste. He will complete his assignment in July 2014.


Christiana Eligius

Christiana Eligius

Christiana Eligius is volunteering as an Office Administration Systems Adviser with the Dili Institute of Technology in Timor-Leste. She will complete her assignment in August 2015.


Claire Macfarlane

Claire Macfarlane

Claire Macfarlane is volunteering as a Finance Systems Adviser for Belun in Dili. She will complete her assignment in September 2014.


Del Bovill

Del Bovill

Delwyn (Del) Bovill is volunteering as a Resource Centre Management Adviser at The Xanana Gusmao Reading Room in Dili. She is accompanied by her husband, Tony. She will complete her assignment in August 2015.


Douglas Hosking

Douglas Hosking

Douglas Hosking is working as Finance Systems Adviser at The NGO Forum Timor-Leste (FONGTIL). He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Rosslyn. Douglas will complete his assignment in April 2015.


Joshua Brooks

Joshua Brooks

Joshua Brooks is volunteering as a Database Adviser with Belun in Dili. He will complete his assignment in October 2015.


Julia Sherriff

Julia Sherriff

Julia Sherriff is working as an Early Childhood Programme Adviser for ChildFund based in Dili. She will complete her assignment in April 2015.


Julianne Sanders

Julianne Sanders

Julianne Sanders is volunteering as a Strategic Development and Business Mentor for Fo Naroman Timor-Leste. She will complete her assignment in September 2015.


Melanie McIntosh

Melanie McIntosh

Melanie McIntosh is volunteering as a Financial Adviser with Empreza Di'ak, based in Dili, Timor-Leste. She will complete her assignment in March 2015.


Pat Martin

Pat Martin

Pat Martin is on assignment as Advocacy and Communications Adviser working with World Vision Timor-Leste. He is accompanied by his partner, Pip Desmond. They will return to New Zealand in April 2015.


Robyn Jebson

Robyn Jebson

Robyn Jebson is volunteering as Tourism Research and Development Adviser to the Instituto de Apoio ao Desenvolvimento Empresarial in Dili. She will complete her assignment in March 2015.


Rosslyn Hosking

Rosslyn Hosking

Rosslyn Hosking is volunteering as an Administration and Accounts Mentor at SDRA (Youth Vocational Training Centres) in Dili, Timor-Leste. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Douglas. Rosslyn will complete her assignment in April 2014.


Simon Marsters

Simon Marsters

Simon Marsters is volunteering as a Business Mentor for the Ikan Di'ak Project with Empreza Di'ak, based in Dili, Timor-Leste. He will complete his assignment in July 2014.


Stephanie Harris

Stephanie Harris

Stephanie Harris is on UniVol assignment as a Youth Programme Assistant with Ba Futuru. She will complete her assignment December 2014.


Steven Judson

Steven Judson

Steven Judson is volunteering as a Finance and Audit Mentor with Moris Rasik in Dili. He will complete his assignment in September 2015.


Tennant Fenton

Tennant Fenton

Tennant Fenton is volunteering as a Marketing Adviser with World Vision Timor-Leste, as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. He will complete his assignment in September 2014.


Walter Lee

Walter Lee

Walter Lee is working as an English Language Adviser for the Dili Institute of Technology. He will complete his assignment in October 2014. View full profile


Ken McIntyre (past volunteer)

Ken McIntyre (past volunteer)

Ken McIntyre was an English Language Teacher at the Institute of Foreign Affairs. He completed his assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Africa


Anna Reid (past volunteer)

Anna Reid (past volunteer)

Anna Reid worked as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer on VSA’s UniVol programme, working at Restless Development in South Africa. She completed her assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Victoria Gregory (past volunteer)

Victoria Gregory (past volunteer)

Victoria Gregory is a Community and Resource Centre Manager at Umtata Child Abuse Resource Centre in Mthatha, South Africa. Before leaving New Zealand she was working with Government agencies on a gender pay and employment equity project in Wellington. She completes her assignment in December... View full profile


Chandni Bedhesi (past volunteer)

Chandni Bedhesi (past volunteer)

Chandni Bedhesi worked as a Primary/Intermediate Teacher Trainer at the Kara Counselling and Training Trust in Zambia. She completed her assignment in August 2011. View full profile


Kusal Perera (past volunteer)

Kusal Perera (past volunteer)

Kusal Perera worked as a Marketing Development Adviser at Tanganyika Farmers Association in Tanzania. He completed his assignment in August 2011. View full profile


John Collie (past volunteer)

John Collie (past volunteer)

John Collie worked as a Farm Management Adviser at Leguruki/King’ori Education Centre in Tanzania. John was accompanied by his wife Sunja. He completed his assignment in October 2011. View full profile


Nicholas Latty (past volunteer)

Nicholas Latty (past volunteer)

Nicholas Latty worked as a Communication and Project Writing Adviser on VSA’s UniVol programme, working at Malezi AIDS Care Awareness Organisation in Tanzania. He completed his assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Anne Perera (Past volunteer)

Anne Perera (Past volunteer)

Anne Perera was a Food and Nutrition Adviser at Small Industries Development Organisation (SIDO) in Tanzania. Before leaving New Zealand she was working as a Business Development and Compliance Manager with Fresh Direct based in Auckland. She completed her assignment in July 2012. View full profile


New Zealand and Regional Partnerships


Olivia Owen

Olivia Owen

Olivia Owen is volunteering as Inter-agency Initiatives Coordinator with the UN Women Pacific Sub-Regional Office, based in Fiji. She is accompanied by her partner, Tim Noble. They will return to New Zealand in June 2015.


Ellie van Baaren

Ellie van Baaren

Ellie van Baaren is volunteering as Regional Communications and Media Specialist with UN Women as part of our New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. She is based in Fiji and will complete her assignment in March 2016.


Andrew Baker

Andrew Baker

Andrew Baker is a VSA/Habitat for Humanity New Zealand volunteer working as a Block Leader for Habitat for Humanity New Zealand. He is based in Cambodia and will complete his assignment in November 2013.


Laura Cleary

Laura Cleary

Laura Cleary is a VSA volunteer working as IREACH Partnership and Resource Mobilisation for the UN Women Pacific Sub-Regional Office. She is based in Fiji and will complete her assignment in May 2015.


Nicholas Hay

Nicholas Hay

Nick Hay is volunteering as a Coastal Fisheries Scientist with the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, based in Nauru. He will complete his assignment in October 2015.


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